Bleaklow is a high, largely peat-covered, gritstone moorland, just north of Kinder Scout, across the Snake Pass , in the Derbyshire High Peak near the town of Glossop. Much of it is nearly 2,000 feet (610 m) above sea level and the shallow bowl of Swains Greave on its eastern side is the source of the River Derwent.
In the UK Blue John, or "Derbyshire Spar", is found only in Blue John Cavern and the nearby Treak Cliff Cavern. It is a type of banded fluorite. The most common explanation for the name is that it derives from the French bleu-jaune, meaning 'blue-yellow', but other derivations have been suggested.
Cave Dale is accessed through a narrow rocky opening almost from the centre of Castleton and Peveril Castle is seen high up on the almost vertical western slopes. The Normans chose this site because the steep sides of Cave Dale gave a natural defence and good lookout.
In 1997, the writer Jeff Kent discovered that a double sunset could be seen against Chrome Hill from the southern flank of Parkhouse Hill. Two years later, the author discovered that a similar event took place from nearby Glutton Bridge, on the upper valley of the River Dove, which was more easily accessible.
Crook Peak to Shute Shelve Hill is a 332.2 hectare (820.9 acre) geological and biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the western end of the Mendip Hills, Somerset. The line of hills runs for approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from west to east and includes: Crook Peak, Compton Hill, Wavering Down, Cross Plain and Shute Shelve Hill.
Errwood Reservoir is a drinking-water reservoir in the Peak District National Park, within the county of Derbyshire and very close to the boundary with Cheshire. The reservoir was the second of two reservoirs built in the Goyt Valley, the other one being Fernilee Reservoir.
WHERE IS GO APE BUXTON? Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Peak District, England's largest National Park. The site is walking distance from the historic spa town itself making it perfect if you are looking to spend the whole day out, you'll also find the two-million-year-old natural limestone cave Poole's Cavern, in Buxton Country Park.
Grindslow Knoll is a hill in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England. It is joined to Kinder Scout by a high col though from most angles appears as an independent peak. It is the high point at the western side of Grindsbrook Clough.
High Lea hall is used by the High Peak Community Art group and the park is used throughout the year for large community events - One World Festival, Bonfire and fireworks in November.The Park is very close to New Mills bus station and New Mills Central railway station.
The reservoir is bounded at the southern end by Howden Dam; below this, the <a href="/pages/w/106120219418339">River Derwent</a> flows immediately into <a href="/pages/w/250757581602138">Derwent Reservoir</a> and subsequently the <a href="/pages/w/112559495423078">Ladybower Reservoir</a>.
Ladybower Reservoir, High Peak Ladybower Reservoir is a large Y-shaped reservoir, the lowest of three in the Upper Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, England. The River Ashop flows into the reservoir from the west; the River Derwent flo ws south, initially through Howden Reservoir, then Derwent Reservoir, and finally through Ladybower Reservoir.
The Peak Cavern, also known as the Devil's Arse (so called because of the flatulent-sounding noises from inside the cave when flood water is draining away), is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. Peakshole Water flows through and out of the cave.
An area of great diversity, it is split into the Dark Peak to the north, east and west, where most of the moorland is found and the geology is gritstone and on the limestone area, the White Peak. The Peak District National Park became the first national park in the United Kingdom in 1951.
Geographic Location: Lat: 53.3417; Long: -1.77614 - GeoTag: GB-DBY Peveril Castle Peveril Castle is a Castle, Towerhouse or Fortification managed as a Tourist or Visitor Attraction by English Heritage and is located in or near Castleton (High Peak), England.
Poole's Cavern or Poole's Hole is a two-million-year-old natural limestone cave on the edge of Buxton in the Peak District, in the county of Derbyshire, England. Pooles Cavern forms part of the Wye system, and has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Shining Tor is a hill in the Peak District of England, between the towns of Buxton and Macclesfield, lying on the border between Derbyshire and Cheshire. Its summit is the highest point in modern Cheshire, with Black Hill near Crowden being the historic county top of Cheshire. The word tor means a high rock, and is a loan word from Old Brythonic.
Continue for several miles until the first small parking area on the left marked with the yellow on brown signs. This is the Mink Hollow parking area and is the extreme western end of the Devil's Path. This end gets much less traffic than the other and the trail is more overgrown in places and less well-defined.
Treak Cliff Cavern is a show cave near Castleton in Derbyshire, England. It is part of the Castleton Site of Special Scientific Interest and one of only two sites where the ornamental mineral Blue John is still excavated (the other is the nearby Blue John Cavern).